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[audio]Mark Twain - On the Decay of the Art of Lying
Mark Twain - On the Decay of the Art of Lying
Keywords: Mark Twain
Downloads: 564
[audio]Mark Twain - A Complaint About Correspondents
Mark Twain - A Complaint About Correspondents
Keywords: Mark Twain
Downloads: 276
[audio]Mark Twain - The Burglar Alarm
Mark Twain - The Burglar Alarm.mp3
Keywords: Mark Twain
Downloads: 818
[audio]The Deep End Episode 7 – A few minutes with Mark Twain
In the news this week is an item that Mark Twainâs autobiography is being readied for publication by the University of California at Berkley. Why the unusual interest you ask? Well Twain stipulated that it not be published for 100 years. Was he concerned for his friends? Did he plan a scathing tirade about his contemporaries or the politics of the time? Or was he just being a shrewd writer, knowing the delay would increase interest in the tome...
Keywords: Mark Twain
Downloads: 110
[audio]Reading the Classics with Paul Mathers podcast #11
Paul Mathers reads The War Prayer by Mark Twain.
Keywords: podcasts; Mark Twain
Downloads: 26
[audio]Mark Twain's One Man Show Episode 7 - William Rahn
God damn it Brian
Keywords: Mark Twain; Podcast; goof
Downloads: 70
[audio]andrea ocampo
mark twain
Keywords: mark twain; andrea ocampo
Downloads: 74
[audio]The Innocents Abroad - Mishaela
A reading of this great classic, done especially for a dear friend.
Keywords: mark twain; innocents abroad
Downloads: 66
[audio]Innocent's Abroad, Chapters 3 & 4 - Shay
By Mark Twain, read by Shay
Keywords: mark twain; innocents abroad
Downloads: 52
[audio]Podcast: The Petrified Man (Mark Twain) - Cory Doctorow
This week, I've read another of my favorite Mark Twain stories, The Petrified Man, a perfect April Fool's season tale of a prank gone wrong.
Keywords: mark twain; funny; prank
Downloads: 1,053
[audio]Punch, Brothers, Punch (Mark Twain) - Cory Doctorow
I'm back podcasting after a long post-surgical hiatus. I don't have any new material to read, so instead, I've read one of my favorite comedic Mark Twain stories, Punch, Brothers, Punch. It's a great little essay about a earworming mind-virus, prefiguring Snow Crash by a century and more! There's more administrivia than usual in this one as I get caught up. Conductor, when you receive a fare, Punch in the presence of the passenjare! A blue trip slip for an eight-cent fare, A buff trip slip fo...
Keywords: mark twain; funny; earworm
Downloads: 3,446
[audio]Podcast: A Petition to the Queen of England (Mark Twain) - Mark Twain
This week, I've read another of my favorite Mark Twain stories, A Petition to the Queen of England, a tax-time gem. Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.com John Taylor Williams is a full-time self-employed audio engineer, producer, composer, and sound designer. In his free time, he makes beer, jewelry, odd musical instruments and furniture. He likes to meditate, to read and to cook...
Keywords: mark twain; funny; tax
Downloads: 3,314
[audio]The £1,000,000 Bank-Note & other new stories - Mark Twain
LibriVox recording of The £1,000,000 Bank-Note & other new stories, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman collection contains: -The £1,000,000 Bank-Note -Mental Telegraphy -A Cure for the Blues -The Enemy Conquered; or, Love Triumphant -About all Kinds of Ships -Playing Courier -The German Chicago -A Petition to the Queen of England -A Majestic Literary Fossil This Mark Twain short story collection was published in 1893, in a disastrous decade for the United States, a time marked by doubt and w...
Keywords: mark twain; audiobook; librivox
Downloads: 2,141
[audio]The Mysterious Stranger - Mark Twain
LibriVox recording of The Mysterious Stranger by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. The Mysterious Stranger-A Romance- is the final novel attempted by Mark Twain. It was worked on periodically from roughly 1890 up until 1910. The body of work is a serious social commentary by Twain addressing his ideas of the Moral Sense and the "damned human race". The Harper & Brothers publication of the book is illustrated by N.C...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mark twain
Downloads: 9,408
[audio]The Innocents Abroad - Shay
Chapter 3
Keywords: mark twain; innocents abroad
Downloads: 32
[movies]Mark Twain Silent Movie (1909) - Mark Twain
Silent Movie featuring rare footage of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) (1909).
Keywords: Mark Twain; Silent Movie
Downloads: 13,144
[audio]The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain
book
Keywords: For school; Mark Twain
Downloads: 20
[audio]Reading the Classics with Paul Mathers podcast #14
Paul Mathers begins a reading of The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain
Keywords: podcasts; classics; Mark Twain
Downloads: 18
[movies]In Memoriam - odsn films
Dedicated to kitty genovese with audio read from am excerpt by mark twain.
Keywords: kitty genovese; mark twain
Downloads: 26
[audio]Mark Twain's One Man Show Radio Show Episode 4 - William Rahn
Episode 4 of MTOMSRS.
Keywords: Mark Twain; Podcast; Humour; kidnapping
Downloads: 32
[audio]Mark Twain's One Man Show Radio Show Episode 6 - William Rahn
Episode 6 of MTOMSRS
Keywords: Mark Twain; Podcast; humour; murder
Downloads: 65
[audio]Blue-Jays by Mark Twain - Roy Trumbull
This story is from Mark Twain's Library of Humor. This is the story of a blue-jay who just can't seem to store enough acorns to fill up a hole. Recently a video was posted by techs who were investigating the poor performance of a microwave path. A large microwave dish with a drum-head cover apparently had an opening. When the cover was removed several hundred pounds of acorns fell out.
Keywords: blue-jays; Mark Twain; humor
Downloads: 2,539
[audio]A Telephonic Conversation - Mark Twain
A short story by Mark Twain.
Keywords: short story; silly; mark twain
Downloads: 49
[audio]Mark Twain: How I Edited an Agricultural Paper - Mark Twain
Here's my reading of Mark Twain's comic short story, How I Edited an Agricultural Paper, a trenchant commentary on print journalism and a seriously funny bit of prose.
Keywords: mark twain; funny; journalism; agriculture
Downloads: 3,699
[audio]The Letters of Mark Twain, Complete - Mark Twain
LibriVox recording of The Letters of Mark Twain, Complete, by Mark Twain. Read by James K. White. These letters were arranged in two volumes by Albert Bigelow Paine, Samuel L. Clemens's literary executor, as a supplement to Mark Twain, A Biography, which Paine wrote. They are, for the most part, every letter written by Clemens known to exist at the time of their publication in 1917. They begin with a fragment of a letter from teenaged Sam Clemens to his sister, Pamela, and conclude with a letter...
Keywords: Mark Twain, biography, memoirs, epistles
Downloads: 3,263 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The Public Domain Podcast - A Dog's Tale - e aka Sometimes Silent
A complete reading of "A Dogy's Tale" by Mark Twain. For more tales visit http://publicdomainpodcast.blogspot.com
Keywords: twain; mark twain; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 3,655
[audio]Proper 21 Year A - Thomas Janikowski
A homily for that Sunday
Keywords: anglican; homily; pride; mark twain
Downloads: 28
[movies]Samuel Clemens, the Publishing Business - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses Clemens' early dispatches from the Holy Land and Europe, and how Elijah Bliss of the American Publishing Company capitalized on these and led to further success.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 26
[audio]Mark Twain's One Man Show Radio Show Episode 3 - William Rahn
Kidnapped!
Keywords: Mark Twain; Podcasts; Humour; Duchow; Hole
Downloads: 47
[audio]MTOMSRS Episode 2 - William Rahn
The second classic episode of Mark Twain's One Man Show Radio Show
Keywords: Comedy; Duchow; Humour; Mark Twain; Podcast; Sephy
Downloads: 47
[audio]MTOMSRS Episode 1 - William Rahn
The first episode of Mark Twain's One Man Show Radio Show
Keywords: Comedy; Humour; Mark Twain; Podcast; Nani
Downloads: 19
[movies]Samuel Clemens, Businessman - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Robert H. Hirst, General Editor for the Mark Twain Project, and Curator of Mark Twain Papers at the University of California-Berkeley, discusses Samuel Clemens' various forays into business.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publications under the name of ...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 34
[movies]Getting Started as a Writer - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Robert H. Hirst, General Editor for the Mark Twain Project, and Curator of Mark Twain Papers at the University of California-Berkeley, describes the genesis behind Samuel Clemens becoming Mark Twain, the writer.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publicatio...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 37
[movies]Mark Twain and the Genteel Tradition - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses Mark Twain's response to "genteel culture" and sentimental realism.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publications under th...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 30
[audio]Mark Twain's One Man Show Radio Show Episode 5 - William Rahn
Episode 5 of the classic radio drama, MTOMSRS.
Keywords: Mark Twain; Podcasts; Humour; Sharyn; Kidnapping
Downloads: 105
[movies]Go West - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Robert H. Hirst, General Editor for the Mark Twain Project, and Curator of Mark Twain Papers at the University of California-Berkeley, discusses why Samuel Clemens left riverboating and struck out for the frontier of the American West.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Sa...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 48
[audio]Huckleberry Finn - CD 1 - Stefan Krombach
Stefan Krombach liest Mark Twains Klassiker "Abenteuer und Fahrten des Huckleberry Finn". Unterteilt in 34 Kapitel wird nach und nach das gesamte Werk als Hörbuch vertont. Zum einjährigen Jubiläum des Podcasts wurden die ersten 8 Kapitel als durchgehende Fassung veröffentlicht, die es ermöglicht, die erste Stunde des Hörbuchs auf CD zu brennen und ohne Intro und Outro an einem Stück durchzuhören.
Keywords: huckleberry finn; mark twain; hörbuch; audiobook
Downloads: 229
[movies]Steamboat Racing, Part I - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses the topic of steamboat racing on the Mississippi River in the 1800s. The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publications under ...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Steamboats; Mississippi River
Downloads: 55
[movies]The Mississippi Changes Course - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, talks about the changing characteristics of the Mississippi River and how Mark Twain intertwined this theme throughout his literary works.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mississippi River; Mark Twain
Downloads: 25
[movies]Christianity and Courtship - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses the role of Christianity in the courtship rituals in the period of Reconstruction following the U.S. Civil War.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River; Christianity
Downloads: 28
[movies]Nook Farm - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Robert H. Hirst, General Editor for the Mark Twain Project, and Curator of Mark Twain Papers at the University of California-Berkeley, discusses the Clemens' house in the Hartford, Connecticut area called Nook Farm.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' public...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 36
[movies]From Samuel Clemens to Mark Twain - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Gregg Camfield, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California at Merced, discusses the development of the Mark Twain literary persona.The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit. The Mark Twain's Mississippi site provides a fully searchable and indexed digital library of some of Samuel Clemens' publications under the name of Mark T...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 27
[audio]Mark Twain on "torture" - Mark Twain - read by John Greenman
In "A Defence of General Funston" which Mark Twain published in the North American Review of May 1902, Twain seems to be referring to a torture method we know of today as "water-boarding". The whole article is available at: http://archive.org/stream/northamreview174miscrich#page/612/mode/2up
Keywords: torture; water-boarding; Mark Twain; water-cure
Downloads: 126
[audio]The Daily Rios 09.18.12: Top 5 Tuesday - Peter Rios
The five non-comicbook books of my childhood. What are yours? (16:15)
Keywords: podcast; books; Mark Twain; myths; Judy Blume
Downloads: 331
[movies]Myth and Reality in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Northern Illinois University Library Digital Initiatives
In this clip, Shelly Fisher Fishkin, Joseph S. Atha Professor of Humanities, Professor of English, and Director of the American Studies Program at Stanford University, discusses the fact and fiction contained within Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The clip comes from the Mark Twain's Mississippi website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit...
Keywords: Samuel Clemens; Mark Twain; Mississippi River
Downloads: 79
[audio]The Ordeal of Mark Twain - Van Wyck Brooks
LibriVox recording of The Ordeal of Mark Twain, by Van Wyck Brooks. Read by Lucretia B. This book, published in 1920, analyzes the literary progression of Samuel Clemens and his shortcomings (which are debatable). Brooks attributes Clemens' increasing sense of pessimism to the repression of his creative spirit due largely to his mother and his wife. (Summary by Wikipedia and Lucretia B.) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other for...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Mark Twain; Samuel Clemens; biography
Downloads: 938
[audio]The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg - Mark Twain
LibriVox recording of The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, by Mark Twain. Read by Leonard Wilson. The town of Hadleyburg had the reputation of being the most honest town in a wide area, indeed an incorruptible community. The elders took this reputation so to heart that they brought up their children shielded from all temptation and trained thoroughly in total honesty. However, a stranger passing through the community was seriously offended by the actions of residents of this Utopia, and he vowed t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mark twain; humor; short stories
Downloads: 19,240
[audio]Some Rambling Notes of an Idle Excursion - Mark Twain
LibriVox recording of Some Rambling Notes of an Idle Excursion, by Mark Twain. Read by johng. Written for the Atlantic magazine in 1877, this is a collection of stories about a trip Mark Twain made with some friends to Bermuda. It contains fascinating descriptions of Bermuda the island, and some of its people as well as an explanation of why Bermuda's houses are "so white". (Summary by John Greenman) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mark twain; travel; Bermuda; Caribbean
Downloads: 3,798
[audio]The Stolen White Elephant, version 2 - Mark Twain
LibriVox recording of The Stolen White Elephant, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. "The Stolen White Elephant" was written by Mark Twain and published in 1882. In it, an Indian elephant, en route from India to Britain as a gift to the Queen, disappears in New Jersey. The local police department goes into high gear to solve the mystery but it all comes to a tragic end. Twain's satirical look at the police and newspaper worlds of the 1880's illustrates some of the more outrageous proclivities ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mark twain; stolen white elephant
Downloads: 5,868 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance - Mark Twain
LibriVox recording of Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greeman. Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance, a short volume, published by Sheldon & Co., NY in 1871, is Mark Twain's third book. It consists of two stories - First Romance, which had originally appeared in The Express in 1870, and A Burlesque Autobiography (bearing no relationship to Twain's actual life), which first appeared in Twain's Memoranda contributions to the ...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; Mark Twain; comedy; fiction; biography
Downloads: 9,424
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